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Welcome to Reception!


Welcome to Year R! 

Croeso i Ddosbarth R


Teacher: Mrs L. Massey

Teaching Assistants: Mrs S. Desmond, Mrs J. Yorkshire & Mrs A. Wright

PPA Teacher: Miss G. Crowther

Class Size: 30

Autumn Topic: All About Me/Light and Dark

Spring Topic: Wales now and then...cold and hot

Star of the Week/Seren Yr Wythnos: TBA

Mathematician of the Week:  TBA

Reader of the Week: TBA

Handwriting of the Week: TBA



Maths - use 1p coins to pay for items up to 10p (subtraction)/measuring feet

Literacy - Dinosaurs - making leaflets and books for our gift shop

RE - Growing - signs of Spring, Lent/Easter

Topic - Wales then and now...cold and hot

Welsh - Ble rwyt ti'n byw (Where do you live?)



Wales then and now...cold and hot

Our topic looks through the climates of Wales over history and how this has shaped the land we know.  We look at cold places - Arctic and Antarctic - and how the extreme cold weather determines the landscape and wildlife.  We will then look at the hotter climates of Wales in the past when dinosaurs roamed our valleys!


Reading - daily reading of PM reader alongside a variety of 'real' books.  Don't forget to write positive comments in the children's pupil planner. 

Phonics - blending known sounds to make words.

Spellings - see keyword list given in September, plus phonic blends as indicated in the homework letter.

Mathematics - counting up to 20, forwards and backwards